Taco Tuesday: 10 Slow cooker tacos that take the prep work out of dinner

Oct 6, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. ET
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Sometimes life gets in the way. But it needn't get in the way of Taco Tuesday thanks to these super-easy slow cooker taco recipes.

Whether you choose beef, pork or chicken, the only thing you need to worry about is not eating them all before you actually sit down to the table.

1. Slow cooker beer-braised beef tacos

slow cooker Beer-braised beef tacos
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This super-simple slow cooker taco recipe has a great depth of flavor thanks to using dark beer as the braising liquid.

2. Slow cooker beef barbacoa tacos

Slow cooker beef barbacoa tacos
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That authentic taco stand taste is easier than ever to acheive at home thanks to this slow cooker beef barbacoa recipe.

3. Slow cooker shredded beef tacos

Slow cooker shredded beef tacos
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These smoky slow cooker shredded beef tacos turn your tacos into rib-sticking comfort food.

More: Taco Tuesday: 10 Mac and cheese tacos that redefine comfort food

4. Slow cooker carne asada steak tacos with chipotle aioli sauce

Slow cooker carne asada steak tacos with chipotle aioli sauce
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In the time you save by cooking this savory carne asada in the Crock-Pot, you can whip up a creamy chipotle aioli to spoon over your tacos.

5. 3-Ingredient slow cooker taco chicken

3-ingredient slow cooker taco chicken
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Not only does this taco chicken easily cook up in the slow cooker, but it also requires only three ingredients, so you can spend less time cooking and more time eating.

6. Slow cooker honey-Sriracha chicken

Slow cooker honey sriracha chicken
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Tucked into a tortilla or served over rice, this slow cooker honey-Sriracha chicken is totally to die for.

More: Taco Tuesday: 10 Chicken tacos that are anything but boring

7. Slow cooker tacos al pastor

Slow cooker tacos al pastor
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This sweet-and-savory slow cooker pork will make a taco you'll never forget.

8. Slow cooker pork carnitas

Slow cooker pork carnitas
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Making this pork in the slow cooker and then broiling it for some caramelization give it a wonderfully juicy yet crisp texture.

9. Slow cooker Korean BBQ pork tacos

Slow cooker Korean BBQ pork tacos
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These pork tacos are coated in a sweet-and-tangy Korean barbecue sauce, then topped with creamy coleslaw.

10. 3-Ingredient creamy chicken tacos

3-ingredient creamy chicken tacos
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These creamy chicken tacos, made with just three ingredients, are the perfect comfort food for cozy nights at home.

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